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Moon Socks by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS slippers in 2 strands "Nepal".

Tags: slippers,

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-073
Yarn group C
US: 5/6½ - 7½/8½ - 9/10
EU: 35/37 - 38/39 – 40/42
Foot length: 22-24-26 cm / 8¾”-9½”-10¼”

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100-150-150 g color no 0517 medium gray OR color no 3720 medium pink
100-150-150 g color no 0501, gray mix

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 - or size needed to get 13 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.


Cast on 36-38-40 sts on double pointed needles size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 strand medium gray (or color no 3720 medium pink) and 1 strand gray mix. Work rib K 1/P 1 in the round until piece measures approx. 10 cm / 4''.

Now keep the first 9-11-11 sts on the round on the needle, slip the remaining 27-27-29 sts on a stitch holder.
Continue with rib back and forth over the 9-11-11 sts for upper foot piece - AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row cast on 1 new st in each side (edge st) = 11-13-13 sts.
When 7-8.5-10 cm / 2 3/4''-3 1/4"-4" have been worked, bind off starting on a RS row 1 edge st in each side, by binding off 1 st in the beg of next 2 rows = 9-11-11 sts.
Work next row from RS: work the 9-11-11 sts in rib as before, then inside 1 edge st pick up 12-14-16 sts along the side of the upper piece, then slip the 27-27-29 sts from stitch holder back on needle work them in rib as before, and finally pick up 12-14-16 sts along the other side of the upper piece (pick up inside 1 edge st) = 60-66-72 sts on needle.
Now measure piece from here.
Insert 1 marker mid front of toe and 1 marker mid back on heel. Continue in the round with rib as before for 2 cm / 3/4''.
Now finish the piece in stockinette st - AT THE SAME TIME K 2 sts tog on each side of both markers on every other round (= 4 sts less per round).
Continue dec until stockinette st section measures 3-3-4 cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1½" – bind off.
Sew tog seam mid under foot in outermost st to avoid a chunky seam.

Cast on 15-17-17 sts on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 strand medium gray and 1 strand gray mix.
Work as follows: 1 st in GARTER ST - see explanation above, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*, finish with K 1 and 1 st in garter st.
When piece measures 2 cm / 3/4'', bind off for 2 button holes as follows from RS: 1 st in garter st, K 1, P 1, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, 1 YO, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* until 5 sts remain, 1 YO, K 2 tog, P 1, K 1, 1 st in garter st.
Continue with rib and in garter st in each side until piece measures approx. 36-37-38 cm / 14 1/4''-14½"-15". Bind off sts with K over K and P over P.
Sew buttons on to cuff and button cuff tog.
Slide cuff 2 cm / 3/4'' down on foot with buttons on the outside of slipper and sew cuff to cast on edge on slipper, sew from WS with invisible stitches.

Jo 11.06.2019 - 11:55:

Hi can knit the Pattern for Cozy Slipper Boots on straight needles or circular needles.

DROPS Design 11.06.2019 kl. 13:14:

Dear Jo, the foot part of these slippers is worked in the round - you can find some help to adjust a pattern into straight needles here - or work in the round with a circular needle using magic loop technique. Happy knitting!

Chouette 11.02.2019 - 21:11:

Est ce que l'on peut faire les chausson evec juste de la laine de taille 50 grame et des aiguilles 6

DROPS Design 12.02.2019 kl. 09:19:

Bonjour Chouette, ces chaussons se tricotent en DROPS Nepal, laine de notre groupe de fils C, avec 2 fils tricotés ensemble pour un échantillon de 13 m x 17 rangs jersey = 10 x 10 cm. Bon tricot!

Linda 15.01.2019 - 19:50:

I made these. I absolutely love them! Thank you!

Monique 14.01.2019 - 20:57:

Pourquoi au Canada On ne peut pas avoir en français la description? Merci

DROPS Design 15.01.2019 kl. 09:55:

Bonjour Monique, pour accéder aux explications en français, cliquez sur la flèche sous la photo et sélectionnez "français" (comme langue). Bon tricot!

Fran Peltier 08.01.2019 - 16:31:

Thank you for your quick response, but I am unsure as to how to distribute the 60 stitches. Do I leave the nine stitches on toe or do I slip some from other needles to distribute them evenly.

DROPS Design 09.01.2019 kl. 07:58:

Dear Mrs Peltier, yes you can leave the 9 sts for toe on first needle while distributing other sts on last 4 needles - just as shown in the video (see from time code 1:37). Happy knitting!

Fran Peltier 08.01.2019 - 14:38:

When I have 60 stitches do I distribute them evenly on four needles or leave the nine stitches on toe and seventeen on sides and back. Thank you

DROPS Design 08.01.2019 kl. 14:59:

Dear Mrs Peltier, you can distribute them on double pointed needles, just remember to add a marker on toe and on mid back. see also our video to these slippers. Happy knitting!

Abby 05.12.2018 - 00:36:

In your pattern, you stated that the 3 sizes would fit within a range of shoe sizes, and I was wondering if those were in women's or men's sizes. Also, I was wondering if these socks are stiff or if they have some give to them. Thank you!

DROPS Design 05.12.2018 kl. 08:48:

Dear Abby, the EU sizes are the same for men and women - you can check the foot length to find the matching size. Happy knitting!

Monique 12.11.2018 - 18:09:

Daar ben ik weer. Inmiddels ben ik vanaf het voorflap opnieuw begonnen en heb ipv 2 cm ruim 3 cm de boordst. vervolgd. Dat scheelt iets. De tricotsteek is de voetzool, maar die maak ik ook iets langer ,het ziet er nu beter uit, maar het blijft toch wel een korte voet. Zelf dus een en ander moeten uitproberen. Net als andere breisters vind ik de video niet behulpzaam, ook al heb ik brei ervaring genoeg. Die mag wel opnieuw voor die leuke sloffen!

Monique 11.11.2018 - 18:12:

Hallo, als ik het patroon goed volg, krijg ik echt peuter sokken, zelfs na eigen aanpassingen blijft het een kleine sok. Dit patroon klopt gewoon niet, ik lees ook van anderen dat de sok veel te klein wordt. Wat is er fout aan? Want ze zijn zo leuk op de foto.....

Stina 09.11.2018 - 21:53:

Går det 300g på et par eller 150 g garn?

DROPS Design 16.11.2018 kl. 09:33:

Hei Stina. Du strikker med 1 tråd av hver farge, så det går 150g av hver = totalt 300g per par. God fornøyelse

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